Vehicle collision/driving under the influence arrest
Riverside County Sheriff’s Department
Cairo Avenue at intersection with Cesar Chavez Street, Coachella
Maria Baltazar Nunez
On Monday, July 1, at 5:18 p.m., Riverside County Sheriff Deputies responded to a two-vehicle collision that occurred at Cairo Avenue and Cesar Chavez Street, in Coachella. Deputies arrested Maria Guadalupe Baltazar Nunez (age 38 of Mecca) for suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol. Nunez was taken to a local area hospital for a precautionary ok to book prior to being booked into the Indio Jail.
The Riverside County Sheriff’s Department encourages all drivers not to drink and drive. To report drunk drivers, please call 911. Anyone with any information about this incident is urged to contact the Thermal Sheriff Station at (760) 863-8990, or they can call anonymously at (760) 341-STOP (7867).
Citizens may also submit a tip using the Sheriff's CrimeTips online form.
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